ESET Smart Security placed #1 in performance tests run by PassMark Software beating nine (9) internet security products and achieving the best overall performance in the selected performance metrics.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus has achieved the highest number of Virus Bulletin VB100 Awards, and never missed a single "In the Wild" virus, a testament to the consistent high-quality performance of ESET security across all platforms.
ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus have garnered OPSWAT Certification. This certifies that these ESET products are verified interoperable with solutions from leading technology vendors using the OESIS Framework.
In November 2011 ESET Smart Security placed first in a test by German Magazine PC News. Live Grid and HIPS technology, low footprint and intuitive user interface helped it beat the competition.
ESET Smart Security received the highest ranking
in Expert Reviews, a British online magazine. “Smart Security blocked all malicious software in our test and even cleaned up annoying advertising toolbars from legit programs”.
PC Home Editor's Choice Awards
The leading IT magazine PChome, which connect millions of home users in China, recognized ESET NOD32 Antivirus with the "2010 Editor's Choice" award.
ESET Smart Security 4 was awarded the top spot in the test comparing fourteen paid security suites with a built-in antimalware and firewall.
Computer Digest Editor's Choice
In 2010, ESET NOD32 Antivirus was named the winner of Computer Digest Editor's Choice award in the category of antivirus software.
In 2009, ESET was highly evaluated by power users in the Antivirus Software Satisfaction Survey conducted by Japan-based ASCII General Research Institute.
For two consecutive years in 2008 and 2009, ESET received the China IT Brand Fengyun Bang Editor’s Choice Award.